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Kinesiology Faculty - Mr. Bob Davis

Title: Men’s Basketball Head Coach and Assistant Professor

Email: bobdavis@letu.edu

Background

Robert Davis, men’s basketball head coach at LeTourneau University comes from Liberty University and the NCAA Division I level where he was the associate coach for three seasons. His three seasons at Liberty were some of the best in school history.

Prior to coaching at Liberty, Davis was a 15-year head coach at Eastern Wyoming College, a junior college located in Torrington, WY. He is the coach with the most wins in the school’s history and averaged 21 wins per season.

His teams were the Wyoming Conference Champions nine times and were Region IX Champions twice. Eight different times Davis has been named the Region IX or WCCAC Coach of the Year. He was also the national Fellowship of Christian Athletes camp basketball director at Wyoming for seven years.

Davis began his coaching career at the high school level in 1974 and quickly moved up the ladder. He coached the Chinese Junior Olympic Team for eight weeks at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center in 1979-80. He served as an assistant coach at Colorado State University and was a head coach for six years at Chadron State College.

Education

  • Master of Education in Kinesiology, Colorado State University, 1981
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies, Midland Lutheran College, 1971

Awards and Grants

  • Teacher of the Year
  • WCCAC Coach of the Year, Region IX, Conference

Professional Activities

  • National Basketball Coaches Association

Service (Community Involvement)

  • Coach Davis leads coaching clinics and camps. In addition, he teaches Sunday school at his church.
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